Suleiman Kerimov -
Super yacht Ice is owned by Russian billionaire Suleiman Kerimov. Kerimov is one of the richest Russians and an active philanthropist.
SuperYachtFan received the information that Thomas Leclercq is the owner of the yacht Idol.
Mr. Leclercq's family are shareholders of the Decathlon Group, a major French sporting goods chain store.
Decathlon was founded by Michel Leclercq in 1976 and is currently one of the worlds largest sport equipment retail chains.
The net worth of Michel Leclercq is estimated at USD 2.6 billion. We were contacted by someone claiming to represent the Leclercq family, stating that the family does not own the yacht.
I Dynasty -
I Dynasty -
Alijan Ibragimov -
Eurasian Resources Group -
Frank P. Lowy -
Shopping centers -
Il Sole -
Michael Hirtenstein -
Michael Hirtenstein is the owner of the yacht Il Sole. Hirstenstein is the founder of Westcom, a telecommunications company that provides network services to the financial industry.
In 2010 he acquired the yacht Candyscape from Christian Candy, founder of Candy and Candy. The yacht had been on the market for a few years with an asking price of USD 17 million, as Christian Candy was awaiting delivery of his new yacht. Hirstenstein bought the yacht in an ‘as is’ deal for EUR 4,5 million (USD 6 million).
However immediately after delivery,one of the engines suffered a major failure. This was the start of some legal procedures, read the full text here. In the end he kept the yacht, renamed Il Sole, and sent her for a full refit to Rybovich in Florida. The yacht Il Sole is now available for charter.
Hank Freid -
New York real estate, Impulsive group -
Hank Freid is the owner of the yachts Impulsive and Impulsive Too. Freid founded the Impulsive Group in 1996.
The Impulsive group is active in New York real estate development, and owns several luxury Manhattan hotels. The company of Hank Freid owns the yacht Impulsive and has her available for charter.
Built as Man of Steel for Barry Zekelman -
Atlas Tube / JMC -
Barry Zekelman and his brothers inherited the company Atlas Tube when his father died in 1986. Atlas Tube grew to be the largest structural steel tubing producer in North America.
In 20 years time the turnover grew from USD 2 million to USD 1.2 billion. In 2006 Zekelman and his brothers sold a majority stake in Atlas Tube to the Carlyle group for USD 1,5 billion.
After this transaction Atlas Tube merged with JMC Steel Group. In 2011 Barry Zekelman and his brothers acquired all shares in JMC steel group. Currently he is executive chairman of the group.
Before owning the 50 meter Heesen yacht Man of Steel, which he sold in 2010, Zekelman owned a smaller 37 meter yacht with the same name. The 37 meter yacht was sold to peanut tycoon Dikran Izmirlian and is now named Totally Nuts.
Indian Empress -
Vijay Mallya -
United Breweries Group / Kingfisher -
Indigo Star -
Robert Geiss -
Uncle Sam -
Robert and Carmen Geiss are the owners of the yacht Indigo Star. Robert Geiss is the founder of Robert Geissini.
Andrea Recordati -
Andrea Recordati –together with his family-
Recordati is a large pharmaceutical group listed on the Milan stock exchange. With a staff of 3.200 it operates in the main European countries. In 2011 Recordati spa had a turnover of EUR 760 million and a net profit of EUR 116 million.
Andrea Recordati’s Wally sail yacht Indio was the winner of the 2012 Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta. Indio is Recordati’s nickname.
Howard Meyers -
Howard M. Meyers is the owner of superyacht Ingot. Mr. Meyers is Chairman and CEO of Quexco Incorporated. Quexco operates 17 non-
Howard Meyers is also the owner of the Burger Boat Company, who built his yacht Ingot Mr Meyers is an active philanthropist, publicly donating more than $ 40 million to good causes. The net worth of Howard M. Meyers is estimated at more than $ 200 million.
Marco Vögele -
Vogele Mode -
Marco Vögele is the owner of the sail yacht Inoui. The Swiss Vögele family are the founders of the European textile retail company Vögele Mode. In 1995 founder Charles Vögele retired from the company, his sons Marco Vogele and Carlo Vogele taking over management.
In 1997 the Vögele family sold the majority of its shares to Schroder Ventures for reportedly more than USD 900 million. Before owning the yacht Inoui, Vogele owned the Huisman built Gliss and the Jongert built sailing yacht Vivid.
Intuition II -
Patrick E Malloy -
Goodrich Petroleum -
James Gabbert -
Radio Broadcasting -
James Gabbert is the owner of the Codecasa superyacht Invader. James Gabbert is a US radio and television entrepreneur, known for owning KOFY-
Later Gabbert purchased several broadcasting stations including K101 which was the first radio station to integrate its call letters with it's dial position. This technique made K101 San Francisco's most successful radio station.
Later Gabbert acquired KEMO-
KNBR converted it into a sports talk station. In 1998 Gabbert sold WB20 to Granite Broadcasting for USD 170 million. James Gabbert has an estimated net worth of more than USD 200 million.
Rick Caruso -
Caruso Affiliated -
Philippe and Anne Gudin -
Institut Le Rosey -
Philippe and Anne Gudin are the owners of the sailing yacht Ipharra. Philippe and Anne Gudin are the fourth generation owners of the Swiss private boarding school Le Rosey.
Le Rosey is considered to be on of the most expensive boarding schools in the world, with a yearly tuition of more than USD 100.000. The school was founded in 1880 by Paul Carnal. Students enjoy a bilingual (French and English) and bicultural education in an exclusive summer campus on Lake Geneva and a winter campus in Gstaad.
The school educates some of the best-
Famous parents of students have included Elizabeth Taylor, Aristotle Onassis, David Niven, Diana Ross, and John Lennon. Sail yacht Ipharra is a catamaran built by Polish yacht builder Sunreef Yachts.
Iroquois (sold now named Herculina) -
John William Henry II net worth USD 1,5 billion -
Asset Management: John W Henry & Company -
Billionaire John Henry was the owner of the yacht Iroquois, until 2013 when he sold her to Dutch millionaire Eric Heerema. John William Henry II is the founder of John W. Henry & Company (JWH).
He is owner of Liverpool F.C and the Boston Red Sox. John W. Henry & Company, Inc is a futures and foreign exchange trading advisor. Henry began speculating in commodities in 1981, when he developed a highly effective trading formula.
Henry’s yacht Iroquois was named after a client who left Henry for a rival advisor, after he lost 10 percent of this clients' money in 1985. This fund and the rival advisor went bankrupt. The net worth of John Henry is estimated at USD 1.5 billion.
In 2011 John had an accident on his yacht, slipping down the stairs and injuring his neck. In 2013 the yacht was sold to Dutch investor Eric Heerema, she is now named Herculina.
Is a Rose -
Isabella Seragnoli -
Coesia Groep -
Isabella Serganoli is the owner of two sailing yachts: the Perini Navi Is a Rose and the Walli sailing yacht Esense. Isabelle Serganoli is the President and shareholder of the Coesia Group.
Read more about Isabella Seragnoli at her yacht Esense. The Perini Navi yacht Is a Rose is a twin screw ketch, she is the fourth yacht in Perini’s 50 meter series. She can accommodate 8 guests in 4 staterooms, including a large owners suite. She has a crew of eight.
Is a Rose can reach a top speed of 15.8 knots and has a range under power of 3.400 nm.
Issham Al Baher -
Niarchos family (sold her later to Latsis, gift to Saudi Arabia) net worth USD 2.0 billion -
Niarchos Ltd, art collection -
Stavros Niarchos was a Greek shipping tycoon. In the fifties Niarchos founded Niarchos Ltd. The company was the first to build supertankers for the transport of large quantities of oil.
At a certain point Niarchos owned more than 80 tankers. Niarchos became a billionaire after the Suez Canal crisis increased demand for the large tonnage ships that Niarchos owned. Following Stavros Niarchos death in 1996, his family established the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation is philanthropic organization, making grants in the areas of arts and culture, education, health and medicine, and social welfare. Issham al Baher was the first yacht in a series of three that Niarchos ordered. Superyacht Issham al Baher was sold to Latsis, who gave her to the royal family of Saudi Arabia.
Atlantis II was the second, which Niarchos kept as private yacht. There was a third hull, but she was never finished as Niarchos died.
Nerio Allesandri -
Nerio Allesandri is the owner of the yacht Istranka. Allesandri is the founder of Technogym, the world’s leading manufacturer of gym equipment. Technogym was founded in 1983.
Nowadays Technogym has more than 2,000 employees and realizes a turnover of more than USD 400 million a year Technogym has been the official supplier of many Summer Olympic Games.Allesandri also owns a large stake in Starpool and he is a director at the French Italian fashion brand Moncler.
Allesandri’s yacht Istranka was the presidential yacht of Marshal Tito, the 1st President of Yugoslavia. Istranka is available for charter.
Past owner: Steve Wynn -
Wynn Resorts -
Super yacht Jaguar has been owned by Steve Wynn, who named the yacht Allegro. Steve Wynn is a US casino entrepreneur. Wynn is Chairman of the Board at Wynn Resorts, Wynn Resorts has developed the Wynn Las Vegas resort and casino and Wynn Macau a casino resort in Macau.
Steve Wynn inherited his fathers string of bingo parlors in eastern United States..In the early seventies he also owned a wine and liquor importing company. He used the profits to invest in a small stake for the Frontier Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas and later also acquired the Golden Nugget Las Vegas. Wynn renovated and turned the Golden Nugget from a gambling hall into a resort hotel and casino.
He was very successful and even attracted a new kind of premium clientele to Las Vegas. Wynn Resorts is now a publicly traded corporation realizing sales of USD 1.5 billion with 8,800 employees. Forbes estimates the net worth of Steve Wynn at USD 2.8 billion. Steve Wynn sold his super yacht Allegro in 2009.
Mehmet Sepil -
Genel Energy -
Mehmet Sepil is the owner of the yacht Jasmin, which he bought from Murat Vargi. Sepil is the founder of Genel Energy. Genel Energy is an oil company with exploration and production operations in Iraqi Kurdistan.
After a USD 2.4 billion take-
Turkcell is the largest mobile phone operator of Turkey, and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The company had 34 million subscribers in 2011. Murat Vargi is also co-
Jazz Jr. -
Mehmet Karabeyoglu -
Mehmet Karabeyoglu is one of the owners of the Proteksan Turquoise yard in Turkey. Proteksan Turquoise builds all aluminum or aluminum/steel yachts and has a reputation that attracts high-
The Russian government purchased the Proteksan built Leo Fun and renamed her Sirius. She is to host the 2014 Winter Olympics. Karabeyoglu had his wooden sail yacht Jazz Jr built at his own yard.
Richard Kayne -
Kayne Capital Advisors -
Superyacht JeMaSa (now named Hadia) was owned by US investor Richard Kayne, chairman of Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors. He still owns the yacht Suri.
Joy Me – motor yacht – 49.9 m (164ft) – Philip Zepter Yachts – 2011
Philip Zepter – net worth USD 5 billion – Monaco
Zepter Group -
Philip Zepter is the owner of the yacht Joy Me. Zepter is the founder of the Zepter Group, which produces, sells and distributes exclusive, high-
Zepter International owns 8 factories in Switzerland, Germany and Italy. His net worth is estimated at USD 5 billion, although he is not listed on Forbes Rich List. The yacht Joy Me was built at a ship yard owned by Philip Zepter.
Just J’s -
Just J’s -
Jay Schottenstein -
SB Capital Group -
Oleksandr Yaroslavsky -
Oleksandr Yaroslavsky is the owner of the motor yacht Kaiser. Oleksandr Yaroslavsky is co-
It is believed that he received. Yaroslavsky invested the profits in the Development Construction Holding (DCH) Group. DCH invests in real estate and other sectors. Its investments include XXI Century (real estate development), the Kharkiv Palace Hotel , the Kharkiv International Airport, and the Ukrainian rugby club RC Olimp.
Yaroslavsky’s yacht Kaiser was built at the German yard Abeking and Rasmussen. She features an Bannenberg and Rowell interior. (Photo of Kaiser by Krongy / Flickr)
Kauris III -
Marco Tronchetti Provera -
Marco Tronchetti Provera is the owner of the Wally sailing yacht Kauris III. Marco Tronchetti Provera is the CEO and Chairman of the Pirelli Group.
Pirelli is one of the world’s largest tire makers with 20 factories around the world. In 2013 Pirelli realized sales of EUR 6.1 billion (US$ 8.2 billion) and a net profit of EUR 306 million (US$ 416 million).
The group has 38,000 employees and is active in 160 countries around the world. The Pirelli Group is worldwide famous for its annual Pirelli Calendar, which is distributed only to a selected group of important customers and celebs.
Marco Tronchetti Provera owns approx. 10 percent of the shares in Pirelli, as he holds 39% of the shares in Gruppo Camfin, which in its turn holds 26% of the shares in Pirelli Group. Mr. Tronchetti Provera’s 48 million shares are worth around EUR 600 million or USD 800 million (May 2014).
His yacht Kauris III was built by Wally Yachts in 2002. Sailing yacht Kauris III has participated in several regatta’s, including the Pirelli Regatta.
Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani -
Emir of Qatar -
Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani was the Emir of the State of Qatar. His son Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al-
Kelly Sea -
Robert E Schmidt -
real estate -
Robert E. Schmidt is the founder of Boulder Venture. Boulder Venture was originally a custom home building company, but entered commercial development in the seventies.
Since 1992 the company developed over USD 700 million in real estate. Robert Schmidt’s Westport yacht Kelly Sea is named after his wife Kelly Schmidt.
Keri Lee III -
Trevor Lee -
Australian Country Choice -
Keri Lee was built as Katharine for Lee Reuben Anderson. Lee Anderson is an American businessman and philanthropist. He is the owner and chairman of the Minnesota-
In 1964, Anderson took over Asbestos Products, Inc., an insulation contractor that was a division of his father's business, a successful plumbing contractor. After he purchased an industrial fire sprinkler company in 1969, Lee Reuben Anderson continued to acquire other firms, primarily in the construction and fire-
The growing conglomerate was renamed APi Group Inc. in 1997. APi Group owns more than 33 independently managed businesses, reaching about 9,000 employees. Anderson sold his yacht Katharine to Travor and Keri Lee. Trevor Lee owns Australian Country Choice.
ACC is one of the largest beef processing companies in the world, with an annual turnover of more than $ 1 billion. The company owns 433,000 hectares of land and processes 150,000 pieces of cattle each year.
Alexander Mamut -
SUP Media -
Kimberly II -
Spiros Metaxas -
Luxury yacht Kimberly II was built for Spiros Metaxas. Spiros Metaxas inherited the famous Greek Metaxa liquor brand. Metaxa is a blend of brandy, spices, and wine, exported to over 60 countries.
Metaxa is the only Greek industry that survived both World Wars. Metaxa has won several gold medals in international spirit competitions, showcased in many of its bottles. In 1989 Metaxa was acquired by the British drinks group Grand Metropolitan (now called Diageo) and was later sold to the Remy Cointreau group.
Kingdom 5KR -
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulazziz Al Saud -
Kingdom Holding Company -
Shahid Khan -
Norman Braman -
Car dealership -
Norman Braman is the owner of the yacht Kisses. Braman founded Braman Enterprises. The company owns 23 car dealerships in Florida and Colorado, selling brands as Audi, Bentley, BMW, Cadillac, Mercedes, Porsche and Rolls-
Braman Motorcars includes Braman Rolls-
His art collection includes works of Picasso and Andy Warhol and is worth more than USD 100 million.
Kiss the Sky -
Sidney Kimmel -
There are some unconfirmed rumors that Mr. Sidney Kimmel is the owner of the yacht Kiss the Sky. Mr. Kimmel is the founder of the Jones Apparel Group and Sidney Kimmel Entertainment.
The Jones Group Inc. is a leading global designer, marketer and wholesaler of over 35 brands in apparel, footwear, jeans wear, jewelry and handbags.The Company's internationally recognized brands and licensing agreements include: Nine West, Jones New York, Anne Klein, Gloria Vanderbilt, Jessica Simpson, Givenchy and many other brands.
The group operates around 800 retail stores and another 400 outlet stores. In 2012 the group realized USD 3.8 billion in sales. Over the last years Mr. Kimmel sold al his shares in the Jones Group, including 1 million shares early 2014.
Mr. Kimmel founded Sidney Kimmel Entertainment in 2004, the production company released several successful movies including Death at a Funeral and MoneyBall (with Brad Pitt). Sidney Kimmel is an active philanthropist, he is namesake behind the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia, The Kimmel Cancer Research Center, and The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
He is known to be one of the biggest names in the cancer cure support, donating several hundred million dollars. Mr. Kimmel has an estimated net worth of USD 1.3 billion.
Mansour Ojjeh -
TAG Group (Holdings) SA -
Al Juffali family -
Al Juffali Group -
Max Rutherston -
Rutherston Japanese Art -
Japanese art dealer Max Rutherston is the owner of the expedition yacht Koi. Rutherstone is a London based art dealer specialized in netsuke. Netsuke are miniature sculptures that were invented in 17th-
Netsuke evolved over time from being strictly utilitarian into objects of great artistic merit and an expression of extraordinary craftsmanship. Rutherson was Chairman of Asian Arts London.
His yacht Koi was built by McMullen & Wing in 2001 and is available for charter.
Kokomo III -
Lang Walker -
Walker Corporation -
Lang Walker is an Australian businessman and owner of Walker Corporation. Walker Corporation is Australia's largest privately owned developer of residential, commercial and industrial real estate.
The group was founded by Lang Walker and his father in the 1960’s. The company grew to a turnover of over USD 2 billion, employing a staff of 375. In 1999, Lang Walker sold his shares in Walker Corporation Limited to Australand Holdings Limited but reserved the rights to re-
He kept running his private development company McRoss Developments Pty Ltd and renamed her Walker Corporation in 2003. Lang Walker has owned several sailing yachts all named Kokomo. Lang Walker also owns a 38 meter motor yacht named Kokomo II.
Brian O’Sullivan -
Mexico Power Group -
Brian O’Sullivan is the owner of the yacht Komokwa. Brian O’Sullivan is an entrepreneur, active in wind energy. He served on the Board of Directors of the American Wind Energy Association and is founder of the California Wind Energy Association.
O’Sullivan is now President of the Mexico Power Group, but was previously owner of Coram Energy and English Bay Energy Limited. Coram Energy Corporation manages and produces wind energy.
It is involved in the development of projects from India to California. The company is based in Mojave, California. Mexico Power Group is active in developing, building, operating and maintaining wind and solar powered projects in Mexico.
Mexico Power Group is currently developing projects in nine Mexican states, spanning practically every significant wind area that has been identified in Mexico. The yacht Komokwa was built by Horizon Yachts in their Premiere Shipyard in Taiwan.
Lady A -
Lord Alan Sugar -
Lady Anastasia -
Built as Aria for Bob Milhous -
Publishing: TC Advertising -
Bob Milhous is the co-
They bought a used printing press to publish advertising circulars. Within five years the company was operating six U.S. plants that were printing advertising circulars. Sales grew rapidly to USD 100 million in 1980 and more than USD 500 million in 1993, running 15 plants.
In that year Bob and Paul Milhouse sold their company to Big Flower Press Holdings for about USD 235 million. The company, now called Vertis Communications, is currently the leading supplier in the United States of advertising inserts, newspaper supplements, and other advertising products. It realizes sales of more than USD 1 billion with 5,000 employees.
Lady Ann Magee -
Michael Smurfit -
Smurfit Kappa -
Lady B -
Gerald Hines -
Real estate -
Gerald Hines is the founder of Hines, an international real estate firm. Hines started in real estate in 1957 with warehouses and small office buildings. He started large scale development in 1967 when he build a downtown Houston headquarters for Shell Oil Company.
Hines is now one of the largest real estate developers in the world, active in the US, the UK and 16 other countries. The Hines portfolio of projects underway, completed, acquired and managed for third parties consists of more than 1,190 properties including skyscrapers, corporate headquarters, mixed-
Currently, the firm controls assets valued at approximately USD 23 billion. Gerald Hines’ yacht Lady B was named after his wife Barbara Hines.
David and Frederick Barclay -
The Telegraph Group -
Sir David and Sir Frederick Barclay, known as the Barclay Brothers, are the owners of the yacht Lady Beatrice.
Sten Warborn -
Jewellery: Iduna Group of Sweden -
Sten Warborn is owner the owner of the yacht Lady Britt.
Lady Christine -
Lord Irvine Laidlaw -
IIR conferences, sold to Informa -
Irvine Laidlaw, Baron Laidlaw is a Scottish member of the House of Lords. Laidlaw bought a small US publishing company in 1973, producing newsletters.
In the late 80’s Irvine Laidlaw entered the seminar and training business. Laidlaw’s company turned into the Institute for International Research, the world's largest conference organizer.
Laidlaw sold the company in 2005 for approx. GBP 750 million to Informa.
Lady Gayle Marie -
Tom Benson -
Tom Benson Car dealership www.tombenson.com
Tom Benson is the owner of the yacht Lady Gayle Marie. Tom Benson is a successful car dealership entrepreneur. Benson owns several dealership around San Antonio and New Orleans.
Dealerships include Tom Benson Chevrolet, Best Chevrolet, Benson Honda and Mercedes Benz of San Antonio. Benson invested the profits of his car dealership in local banks, forming Benson Financial Corporation. In 1996 Benson sold Benson Financial to Norwest Banks for USD 77 million.
Norwest Bank later merged with Wells Fargo. Benson is the owner of the New Orleans Hornets and the New Orleans Saints. Tom Benson also owns real estate: he is the owner of the Benson Tower. Forbes estimates Benson’s net worth at USD 1.2 billion.
Lady Gulya -
Andrei Skoch -
Metallo Invest -
Lady Joy -
Denise Rich -
Denise Rich is the owner of the yacht Lady Joy. Denis Rich was born as Denise Eisenberg, daughter of a wealthy shoe manufacturer. Her father Emile Eisenberg founded the Desco Shoe Corporation after he fled Europe at the start of WW2.
Desco Shoe Corporation became one of the US largest shoe manufacturers with six factories in the US and 1,500 employees. Desco was sold in 1988, and Denise inherited a fortune when her father died in 2003.
Denise married commodities trader Marc Rich in 1966. Marc Rich founded the commodities trading company Marc Rich & Co, which later became Glencore Xstrata Plc. In 2010 Forbes estimated the net worth of Marc Rich at USD 1 billion.
When she and Marc Rich divorced in 1996, Denise Rich received a reported USD 500 million divorce settlement, although some sources say the amount was nearing USD 900 million.
Denise had a successful music career as a singer and songwriter, she was nominated for three Grammy Awards. Denise Rich has an estimated net worth of USD 1 billion. The yacht Lady Joy is available for charter.
Lady K II -
Achilleas Kallakis -
Pacific Group of Companies
Achilleas Kallakis is the owner of the yacht Lady K II. Kallakis is a real estate developer mainly active in the UK. Achilleas Kallakis was sentenced to seven years in prison after being found guilty of one of UK commercial property’s largest frauds in recent times.
He and a business partner were found guilty of obtaining £740m in fraudulent loans from Allied Irish Bank between 2003 and 2007. They had forged overriding leases that they had said had been signed by Hong Kong property giant Sun Hung Kai properties.
They were also found guilty of fraudulently obtaining £26m from HBOS to convert a ferry into a super-
Kallakis was also involved in legal proceedings around his yacht Lady K II.
Lady Kathryn V -
Leo & Kathryn Vecellio -
Road and Bridge construction -
Lady Lau -
Joseph Lau -
real estate: Chinese Estates Holding -
Joseph Lau Luen Hung is a real estate investor. Lau owns a 61% stake in Chinese Estates Holdings.
Chinese Estates Holdings, based in Hong Kong is a major property developer and brokerage company. Joseph Lau is one of the richest men in Hong Kong and was one of the first purchasers of a private Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet.
Lady Lara -
Lady Lara -
Alexander Machkevitch -
Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation -
Alexander Machkevitch is the owner of the yachts Lady Lara. His new Lady Lara was delivered in 2015, while his older Benetti Lady Lara was put for sale.
Lady Linda -
Doug von Allmen -
Von Allmen Capital, Group One -
Doug von Allmen is the owner of the yacht Lady Linda. Von Allmen is a US venture capitalist. He started his company Von Allmen Capital Partners in 1997.
His most successful transaction was the purchase of State Beauty Supply, which he transformed in Beauty Alliance, and sold for USD 400 million to L’Oreal. He also sold the 350-
Von Allmen Capital Partners offer a Porsche Cayman for anyone who brings them a USD 10 million deal. Not all investments by Mr von Allmen are successful though, as he lost an approximate USD 100 million in the Scott Rothstein Ponzi scheme.
In an interview he said that it was a large sum, but it wouldn’t change his lifestyle. In 2006 Doug von Allmen had two superyachts delivered: the 60 meter (197-
Both yachts were sold in the aftermath of the ponzi scheme, but a new Lady Linda built by Trinity was delivered in 2012.
Duane Hagadone -
Publishing (Hagadone Corporation) -
Duane Hagadone is the owner of the yacht Lady Lola, and chairman of the Hagadone Corporation.
Lady M -
Alexei Mordashov -
Lady M -
John D Moran -
Moran Industries -
John D Moran is the owner of the Intermarine Savannah yacht Lady M. Moran is the owner of Moran Industries, a logistics provided based in Watsontown, Pa.
Moran Industries was founded in 1975 as a warehouse operation, but turned in to Pennsylvania’s largest logistics provider, operating in 48 states. Moran Logistics owns 18 warehouses and has 350 employees. Moran’s yacht Lady M is available for charter.
Lady M II -
Lord Ashcroft of Chichester -
Michael Anthony Ashcroft is the owner of the yacht Lady M II. Baron Ashcroft started his working at a cleaning and business service company. He started his own business, Michael A.
Ashcroft Associates at the age of 26. He purchased a loss-
Ten years later, after several acquisitions in the cleaning and service industry his company had revenues of more than USD 1.3 billion. After taking over several companies in the security services business, the company changes his name into ADT. In 1997 Michael Ashcroft sold ADT to Tyco International for USD 6.7 billion.
Lady Marina -
Sergio Mantegazza -
Globus (travel) -
Lady Mona K -
Saudi Arabian lawyer Dr Al-
Robert Maxwell was once a successful media entrepreneur, he owned the Maxwell Communications Corporation. His companies owned the Daily Mirror, the Sunday Mail, the Daily Record, Prentice Hall and even a part of MTV Europe.
After purchasing the US publishing firm MacMillan for USD 2,6 billion, his companies ran into financial troubles. When his empire was collapsing, he drowned in 1991 after falling overboard from form his yacht Lady Ghislaine. Some speculated about suicide.
Maxwell had named the yacht after his youngest daughter Ghislaine. After Maxwell’s death, his companies filed for bankruptcy. Not much is known about dr Al-
Lady Moura -
Nasser Al Rashid -
Rashid Engineering -
See SuperYachtFan’s Lady Moura page
Lady Petra -
Frans Heesen -
Heesen yachts -
Lady S -
Daniel M. Snyder -
Washington Redskins -
John Eddie Williams is a famous US Lawyer, known for a US tobacco settlement which netted him USD 600 million.
Saulius Karosas -
SK Impex -
Saulius Karosas is the owner of the yacht Ladyship. Karosas is the founder of SK Impex, active in the international trade of dental and other medical equipment.
Saulius Karosas also owns the Medicinos Bankas, a financial institution, providing banking services to private persons and business customers. Medicinos Bankas was among the first banks in Lithuania to offer Internet banking services.
Karosas started in the oil business in 1990 as a mediator between Swiss banks and Russian oil extraction companies. Later he established the Swiss based oil management company Western Petroleum. Western Petroleum realized annual revenues of US$6 billion by the time it was liquidised in 2010, mostly because oil trading moved online.
Karosas is an active philanthropist, his Saulius Karosas Charity Foundation supports young musicians in their training and supports participations in international competitions, seminars and conferences. Karosas resides in Geneva, Switzerland.
His net worth is estimated at USD 1.5 billion. Karosas purchased his yacht Ladyship in 2010, she was built at Heesen in 2004.
Lady Victoria -
Tommy Baker -
Baker Motor Cars -
Tommy Baker is the owner of the yacht Lady Victoria. Baker is the founder of Baker Motor Company. Baker Motor Company started as a Mercedes Benz dealership and grew into the largest privately held auto dealer in South Carolina.
The company represents 12 brands, including Mercedes-
Baker’s yacht Lady Victoria was built in 2004 at Rayburn Custom Yachts. She can accomodate 8 guests in 4 cabins. Lady Victoria is named after Tommy’s wife Victoria. The yacht currently for sale.
Ayman Asfari -
Ayman Asfari is the owner of the 44 meter yacht Lammouche. Asfari is the founder of Petrofac.
La Masquerade -
Sir Robert Ogden -
The Ogden Group, real estate -
Sir Robert Ogden is the owner of the yacht La Masquerade. Ogden was an early investor in the London Docklands area. He saw potential in the industrial zone and redeveloped it into recreational area.
His successful coal recovery, land remediation and regeneration business Ogden & Sons Limited was sold to ATH Resources in 2006. In 2010 his yacht La Masquerade was damaged by a tanker in Curacao. The net worth of Robert Ogden is estimated at more than GBP 100 million.
Ogden is an active philanthropist, donating to cancer research and other good causes.
Hennie Holterman -
Hennie Holterman is the owner of the yacht Lars. Lars started as a tugboat and was transformed into a yacht. Her original owner was planning to take her to the North Pole region.
But he abandoned the plan and Lars was purchased by Holterman, who had her finished by Balk Shipyard. Holterman was co-
Holterman owned 5% which he sold in 2002. With the funds he started the Orbys real estate group.
Tom Golisano -
Tom Golisano is the owner of Laurel, which he acquired from the Berwind family in 2013. Golisano also owns the yacht Match Point -
The Berwind family owns Berwind Corporation. Berwind Corporation was known as Berwind-
Their current investments include Elmers’s products (glue), National Pen Company and Wellpet, a pet’s food producer. The Berwin Corporation employs 4,500 people.
Lazy Z -
Mortimer Zuckerman -
Boston Properties -
Mortimer Zuckerman is a self-
Forbes estimates his net worth at USD 2.4 billion. Zuckerman’s luxury yacht Lazy Z is available for charter through Camper & Nicholsons.
Leander G -
Sir Donald Gosling -
National Car Parks -
Sir Frederick Donald Gosling is the owner of the yacht Leander G. Gosling was the owner of National Car Parks. After serving in World War II he founded Central Car Parks, which he started at a central London bombsite. Together with his business partner Ronald Hobson he took over National Car Parks in 1959.
The company expanded rapidly, buying sites and converting them into car parks. In 1998 the company was sold to US based Cendant, netting Gosling and Hobson GBP 300 million each. National Car Parks is now the largest car park operator in the UK, with over 200,000 spaces at more than 700 locations. Donald Gosling is active in charity, his THE GOSLING FOUNDATION LIMITED, donates GBP 3 million each year to charity.
Gosling’s yacht Leander G is available for charter at a rate of USD 450.000 per week. Gosling sold Leander G in 2017. There are rumors that she is now owned by the Barclay family.
Peter Halmos -
Safecard Services renamed to Ideon Group, acquired by CUC International, which merged into Cendant Corporation, which sold Ideon to Avis Budget Group. www.avisbudgetgroup.com
Peter Halmos is the owner of the yacht Legacy. Halmos co-
Between 1985 and 1987 Peter Halmos sold shares worth US$ 48 million. Halmos left as chairman in 1990. Later Safeguard ran into financial difficulties and was sold to CUC International and renamed Ideon. In 1993 Peter Halmos started several legal proceedings claiming compensation for damages such as wrongful interference, defamation, breach of contract, refusal to indemnify expenses, and wrongful prevention of the exercise of stock options.
In a 1997 settlement with Avis Budget Group, who had acquired the company, Peter Halmos received US$ 71 million in an one up-
Peter Halmos’ sailing yacht Legacy, which he had purchased for USD 17 million (including several ‘after delivery works’) was damaged and grounded by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. While trying to ride out Hurricane Katrina, Legacy’s anchor broke and the yacht ended up in sand and sea grass in a federally protected are near Key West.
It took three years and several million dollars, before Legacy was finally freed in 2008. Halmos received USD 24 million in damage compensation from the Insurance Company of North America. The yacht Legacy had to be considered as ‘total loss’ due to the Katrina damage.
Le Grand Blue -
Evgeny Shvidler -
Sibneft (oil), Millhouse LLC -
Evgeny Markovich Shvidler is the owner of the yacht Le Grand Blue. Shvidler started his career in New York, working for Deloitte & Touche. He returned to Russia, where he started the oil trading company Runicom, together with Roman Abramovich. In 1995 they took control of Sibneft.
Sibneft was Russia’s fastest growing and most profitable oil company. Evgeny Shvidler was president of the company. In 2005 state company Gazprom acquired Sibneft for USD 13 billion. Currently Shvidler still invests with Abramovich as they together own the investment and asset management company Millhouse.
Le Pharaon -
Ghaith Pharaon -
Saudi Research And Development Corporation
Ghaith Pharaon is a Saudi businessman. Ghaith Pharaon founded the Saudi Research And Development Corporation, Ltd.(REDEC).
Pharaon was an important player in the global oil and banking industries and a big Saudi investor in the United States in the 1970s and 1980s. Pharaon was a major investor in Arbusto Energy, the President George W. Bush's business venture.
Sigfried Steiner -
Steiner Film -
Sigfried Steiner is the owner of the yacht Lethantia. Steiner is owner of Steiner Films. Steiner Films produces corporate films and commercials in HD and 3D. Steiner’s clients include BMW and Mercedes-
He was the first to introduce aerial filming for car commercials. His company owns a helicopter and two private jets. Steiner uses his yacht Lethantia for the production of documentaries.
Tim Roberts -
The yacht Lexa was originally known as Triple Seven or 777. She was purchased by Multiplex heir Tim Roberts. Read more about Tim Roberts at his previous yacht Anya.
xa was built for the Rueben brothers, who sold her to Russian billionaire Alexander Abramov. He sold her to Roberts in 2013.
Andrea Bocelli -
Andrea Bocelli is the owner of the yacht Libertas. Bocelli is an Italian singer, famous for his opera and pop music. He has sold more than 100 million records.
s single ‘Time to Say Goodbye, is one of the best selling singles of all times. Bocelli is blind, losing his eyesight at the age of 12. Andrea Bocelli’s net worth is estimated between USD 40 and USD 150 million.
s yacht Libertas is a Gamma 20 yacht and was delivered in 2014. Although Gamma is an Italian brand name, the yacht was actually built at Jetten Yachting in the Netherlands.
John Malone -
Liberty Media -
There are rumors on the Internet that Liberty Global chairman John Malone is the owner of a yacht named Liberty. Superyachtfan does actually not believe that Malone owns this ISA Yachts named Liberty.
In NBC interview in 2013 Malone said that he likes to use the yacht EOS, owned by Barry Diller. That could indicate that Malone does not own a yacht anymore. John Malone is chairman of Liberty Global, the largest international cable company, and Liberty Media, investing in media and communications.
Since 2011 Malone is the largest individual private landowner in the USA. His net worth is estimated at $ 6.7 billion. Malone is an active philanthropist, donating $ 80 million in 2011 alone.
built as Seascape for Marc Stuart Dreier -
In 2009 Marc Dreier pleaded guilty to eight charges including one count of conspiracy to commit securities fraud and wire fraud, one count of money laundering, one count of securities fraud and five counts of wire fraud in a scheme to sell $700 million in fictitious promissory notes.
Marc Dreier was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison on July 13, 2009. He is scheduled for release on October 26, 2026. Marc Dreier´s Heesen yacht Seascape was sold for USD 12.5 million by the court-
Leslie Wexner -
Limited Brands -
Leslie Wexner is a USA billionaire who owns the yacht Limitless
Linda Lou -
Doug von Allmen -
Von Allmen Capital, Group One -
See the information about Doug von Allmen at his current super yacht Lady Linda, above. Doug van Allmen has sold Linda Lou, but had his new yacht Lady Linda delivered in 2012.
Philip Green -
Retail: Arcadia Group -
Harrold Goddijn -
Tom Tom -
Harold Goddijn is the owner of the sailing yacht Lionheart. Harrold Goddijn is the co-
Later he was director of the UK company Psion Computers plc. In the same time Goddijn founded the company Palmtop together with some friends. Later Palmtop was renamed TomTom. Following the IPO of TomTom, Goddijn’s net worth became EUR 400 million or USD 500 million.
TomTom is now the world’s leading supplier of in-
His yacht Lionheart was originally built for Jan Ebus, founder of the fruit and vegetables wholesaler Seabrex. When Ebus ran into financial problems he sold his (unfinished) yacht to Harrold Goddijn.
Philip Green -
Retail: Arcadia Group -
Loaloat Al Behar -
Qaboos bin Said Al Said -
Oman royal family
Qaboos bin Said Al Said is the Sultan of Oman. He rose to power after overthrowing his father, Said bin Taimur, in a palace coup in 1970. Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said owns 8 palaces and three super yachts: Al Said, Fulk al Salamah and Loalat al Behar.
Lone Ranger -
Peter Lewis -
Progressive Insurance -
Peter B. Lewis is shareholder and chairman of Progressive Insurance Companies. Progressive Insurance Companies was founded in 1937 by his father Joseph Lewis and Jack Green. Peter Lewis began working full time at Progressive in 1955.
He became chief executive officer of The Progressive Corporation in 1965, and during his time as CEO, Progressive grew to become the fourth largest private passenger auto insurance group in the United States. The group now has 25.000 employees in more than 450 offices.
In 2011 Progressive Insurance had a turnover of USD 15 billion and a net profit of USD 1 billion. Peter Lewis purchased the yacht Lone Ranger in 1997 from Jack Setton. Lewis resides in Florida.
Loretta Anne -
Rogers family -
Rogers Communications -
Farkhad Akhmedov -
Superyacht Luna was built for Roman Abramovich, but in 2014 he sold the yacht to Azerbaijani billionaire Farkhad Akhmedov. See more here.